‘Respect­ful­ly Dis­agree’: Lind­sey Gra­ham Breaks With Trump On Abor­tion, Wants Fed­er­al Lim­i­ta­tion

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‘Respectfully Disagree’: Lindsey Graham Breaks With Trump On Abortion, Wants Federal Limitation

Sen. Lind­sey Gra­ham (R‑SC) is not fol­low­ing for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump‘s lead on abor­tion, say­ing on Mon­day that he still believes a nation­al abor­tion law should be pur­sued even if Trump says that states should be the ulti­mate arbiters on abor­tion pol­i­cy.
The South Car­oli­na Repub­li­can, a close ally to Trump, released a state­ment on Mon­day say­ing he still wants a nation­al abor­tion lim­it after 15 weeks of preg­nan­cy.
“I respect­ful­ly dis­agree with Pres­i­dent Trump’s state­ment that abor­tion is a states’ rights issue. Dobbs does not require that con­clu­sion legal­ly and the pro-life move­ment has always been about the well­be­ing of the unborn child – not geog­ra­phy,” Gra­ham said.
“The states’ rights only ratio­nale today runs con­trary to an Amer­i­can con­sen­sus that would lim­it late-term abor­tions and will age about as well as the Dred Scott deci­sion,” he added. “The sci­ence is clear – a child at fift …